Conference Policies

Archive Access Policy

The presentations that make up the current and archived conferences on this site have been made open access and are freely available for viewing, for the benefit of authors and interested readers.


Keynote and Invited speakers


Abdel El-Shaarawi, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Rick Schoenberg, University of California at Los Angeles, USA 

Alfred Stein, University of Twente, Netherlands



Giada Adelfio, University of Palermo, Italy

Annibale Biggeri, University of Firenze, Italy

Daniela Cocchi, University of Bologna, Italy

Rosa Crujeiras, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain 

Tomas Goicoa, Public University of Navarra, Spain

Luigi Ippoliti,University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Lola Ruiz-Medina, University of Granada, Spain




Scientific Committee:

Alessandro Fassò (GRASPA chair), University of Bergamo, Italy

Jorge Mateu (METMA chair), Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain

Fedele Greco (Poster Session chair), University of Bologna, Italy

Jose Miguel Angulo, University of Granada, Spain

Michela Cameletti, University of Bergamo, Italy

Marcello Chiodi, University of Palermo, Italy

Abdel El-Shaarawi, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Rosalba Ignaccolo, University of Torino, Italy

Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Alessio Pollice, University of Bari, Italy

Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, UK

Maria Dolores Ugarte, Public University of Navarre, Spain


Organizing Committee:

Rosalba Ignaccolo (Chair), University of Torino, Italy

Paola Berchialla, University of Torino, Italy

Alessandra Durio, University of Torino, Italy

Francesco Finazzi, University of Bergamo, Italy

Maria Franco Villoria, University of Torino, Italy

Vito Frontuto, University of Torino, Italy

Anna Lo Presti, University of Torino, Italy

Jorge Mateu, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain

Raquel Menezes, University of Minho, Portugal

Massimo Ventrucci, University of Bologna, Italy




Web manager: Paola Berchialla

Organizing committee: Rosalba Ignaccolo

Scientific committee: Alessandro Fassò and Jorge Mateu


Important deadlines

  • Extended abstract submission: May 25, 2014
  • Registration (reduced fee): May 30, 2014
  • Contribution acceptance: June 30, 2014


Submission guidelines

Papers must be written in English. Authors should send an extended abstract (up to 4 pages) in pdf format. It is strongly recommended to follow the LaTeX template available here



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Before May 30After May 30
Regular Fee280 €330 €
TIES, SIS, SEIO members240 €290 €
Students150 €180 €

(lunch, coffee break, social dinner and conference material included)

Please keep in mind that for Early Bird fees, both registration AND payment are due by 30 May 2014

The contributed papers will be included in the final program only if the registration fee has been paid within May 30, 2014.




Here is the bank information you need to make the transfer:

Account holder: Axea sas di Possio Giovanna & C.
IBAN: IT 55 L 03268 01001 052716310362
Beneficiary bank address: BANCA SELLA – De Gasperi, 46 Torino

Transfer type: OUR (Costs entirely paid by Sender)

Reason for payment: Name of the participant/s + METMA7GRASPA14

Transfers should be net and exclusive of any bank charges to the Conference.


Please send copy of the bank transfer to the Conference Secretariat by email to, together with the invoice details:

Billing name, Address, Postal code, City, Country, VAT number/Codice Fiscale.

If your registration fee is covered by your University/Institution, you must provide the Secretariat with the correct details.

  • CREDIT CARD (Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted)

If you prefer to pay by credit card, please send an email with the invoice details (Billing name, Address, Postal code, City, Country, VAT number/Codice Fiscale), after you have registered, to

You will be given instructions on how to proceed.   
Please consider that participants paying by credit card will be charged of the credit card commission (2% Visa, Mastercard; 4% American Express).

You can ask for an invoice VAT excluded if your University/Company/Institution belongs to an INTRASTAT Country and holds a European VAT number. You will need to write the complete invoice details to the Secretariat before making the payment and you will be given the correct amount to be paid. The Secretariat will not accept requests of VAT reimbursement.

Confirmations of registration and invoices will be sent after the Secretariat receives and registers the due payment and all the necessary invoice details. 
If you do not receive a confirmation from the Secretariat in a reasonable time after your payment, please send an email to

Cancellations can be made in writing to the Conference Secretariat by email.

before 15 July 2014: 50% (after bank expenses deduction) after 15 July 2014: no refund. Refunds will be made after the Conference. If, for reasons beyond the control of the Organizing Committee the Conference is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded after deduction of expenses already incurred.



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Social Program

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Scientific Program

The final Scientific Program can be downloaded (in pdf) here